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Tropic of Squalor

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Binding: Paperback
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ISBN: 9780062699831
Publisher: HarperPerennial
Language: English
Page Count: 75
Publication Date: 1/1/2020
Size: 8.50" l x 5.50" w x 0.50"
Series: N/A

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Poetry General
In Tropic of Squalor, Mary Karr's fifth collection of poetry, she dares to address the numinous - that mystery some of us hope toward in secret, or maybe dare to pray to. The "squalor" of meaninglessness that every thoughtful person wrestles with sits at the core of human suffering, and Karr renders it with power - illness, death, love's agonized disappointments. Her brazen verse calls us out of our psychic swamplands and into that hard-won awareness of the divine hiding in the small moments that make us human.

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